Can struggling immigrants, slaves, lovers and families survive against all odds?
In Book 1 of The Hanscome Trilogy -- Imagine immigrants taking over a land, and with nary a thought, overrunning those who lived there first. Imagine death sentences for disobeying harsh religious codes. Imagine floggings for the sin of loving someone of a different skin color. Imagine your labor, your life and your very soul cruelly dangled in front of your eyes, only to have them snatched away. Imagine you, the new conqueror, copying your past hateful masters and stealing others' freedoms.
Yes, this exists today in 2017, but it is also the timeless story of the Hanscome family in 17th century New England.
Orphaned, unsure and suspicious, Thomas Hanscombe arrives in Salem in 1629 at age eleven with Joan, his soothing older sister; her optimistic husband, Richard Claydon; and his younger brother, love-smitten Barnaby. They suffer hardships akin to slavery at the hands of the Puritans as indentured ...
Genre: History Length: 334 Pages (5,894 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: May 24th, 2020